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Cinnamon in the Garden?

Cinnamon is not just a spice to use in the kitchen, but also very helpful in the garden. It seems that ants and mosquitoes don't like it. Read the rest of the 6 reasons in this post.

I would like to hear about experiences of using cinnamon in the garden.  Please, leave a comment below.




10 Simple Tips for a Successful Veggie Garden

A picture says a thousand words and this video fits this category.
Rather than trying to figure out how to do it, see how it is done.


What is Borax and how do you use it?

This infographic provided answers to your "What is Borax and how do you use it" question.

You can also find more infographics at Visualistan

9 Household uses for Beer Leftovers

I imagine that beer leftovers are not a common occurrence in your house, but if it ever does happen here are 9 uses that you might have never thought of.

Using Recycled Items in Your Garden

How often do you see gardens with tastefully arrange recycled items, but have no idea how to create one yourself? This infographic shows you ideas and also gives you instructions.



Tips for Small Gardens

Tips for pintsize gardens are always helpful. This infographic provides some welcomed information.

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How to Solve a Rubik Cube

My Rubiks Cube is almost 40 years old and in all this time I only managed to solve it once. I have long lost the cheatsheet and am happy to have found these instructions.

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Secrets of Companion Planting

Some plants just don't do well together, whereas other protect each other from bugs. Did you know that tomatoes and cucumbers can't stand each other?

Check out this helpful post about companion planting today...

9 Natural Weed Killing Tips

I can't tell you which of these 9 tips to kill weeds naturally will actually work, but I would consider giving it a try to see what works best for you.

My personal trick is to use my electric kettle from the kitchen, which I don't really use in the kitchen and boil water and then pour it over the weeds.

I have used the recipe below and have discovered that there are many more variations on the web.

Play around with the mix until you get the result you want.

Some adjustment tips

use regular saltreduce the amount of salt to 1 cupreduce the amount of Dawn dish soap to 1 TBsp



Cheat Sheet For Growing Your Vegetables

I came across this very detailed vegetable growing cheat sheet and placed the info here, so I would not misplace it.











This is the link to the original full-size infographic page.